Maryland Farmer Uses Specific Farming Techniques To Fight Climate Change

Trey Hill started adopting "climate-smart" farming techniques 20 years ago.

Video Transcript

- Farmers often the first to feel the ramifications of climate change. Many are starting to fight back from the ground up.

- That includes one Maryland farmer from Rock Hall. Trey Hill started adopting climate-smart farming techniques 20 years ago. For example, he plants cover crop after harvesting his commercial crop to keep the soil nourished during the off-season.

- Interesting. Hill is now working with a startup company right out of Seattle that helps him measure exactly how much he is reducing his carbon footprint. Ultimately, the goal is to encourage farmers, like Trey, to pave the way in a new and growing field.

- That's important because tomorrow is Earth Day.

- Yes.

- Yes.

- Perfect timing.

- And we're celebrating here.